Lot 385: 1927 Auto. Assoc. of Bengal Touring Guide w/ maps
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Automobile/Touring Guide] 1927 1st edition "TOURING GUIDE AND HANDBOOK" published by The Automobile Association of Bengal, Calcutta, India through The Diocesan Press. 171 pgs. w/ ads and 10 folding maps showing routes from Calcutta-Peshawar, Ambala-Kalka-Simla, etc. Includes auto-related ads, fold-out guide to diagnose car troubles, do's and don'ts of the road, place names & "Simple Picnic Menus" with recipes. The Auto. Assoc. of Bengal, based in Calcutta, was the first motoring group in India and introduced the first road rally in 1904. 2 ads laid in. Orig. brown boards, pgs. toned, maps w/ edgewear on outside.